Nose King Dinosaur Discovered in Utah

September 20, 2014 2:55 AM

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Nose King Dinosaur Discovered in Utah

This summer has been extremely rich from a paleontological point of view. A wide range of announcements included the largest birds that ever flew and the only known swimming dinosaur. Now, Utah unearthed fossil convinced scientists they have discovered a new dinosaur species they named Rhinorex condrupus. Rhinorex literally means ‘nose king’. Yes, you got it right, this dinosaurs had one impressive nose.

North Carolina State University’s Terry Gates and Brigham Young University’s Rodney Scheetz analyzed the fossils found in 1992 in Utah’s Book Cliffs.

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